Warehouse Officer | North West - Loddon

Warehouse Officer

Application Close Date: 18-Nov-2018
North West - Loddon
Position Type:
Ongoing - full time
$70,209 - $80,739
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About us

The Loddon Mallee Region has three prisons, two in Castlemaine, which includes a medium risk facility Loddon Prison and a restricted minimum facility Middleton Prison. The third prison is located at Maldon, a minimum risk women's facility, Tarrengower Prison.

About the role

Based at the Loddon and Middleton Prisons, as the Warehouse Officer, you will be responsible for the management and delivery of the warehouse industry function, under the guidance of a Prison Industry Supervisor.

In the role, you will:

  • assist with the management of prisoner employment, safe operating procedures and other OH&S legislative requirements and compliance with prison industry procedures
  • train and instruct prisoners in positive work habits
  • assess prisoners work performance and skills acquisition, determine prisoner wages and contribute to individual management plans
  • play an integral role in developing, implementing, reinforcing and reviewing practice and procedures relating to offender management and security management
  • liaise with internal staff and external stakeholders and provide analytical and informed contributions to develop and deliver programs and processes.

About you

As our ideal candidate, you will have:

  • good computer skills
  • demonstrated leadership, maturity, sound judgement, confidence in decision making, with developed capabilities to coach, mentor and motivate prisoners
  • highly developed communication, negotiation and problem solving skills.
  • qualifications or relevant experience in Warehousing and Logistics (preferred)
  • a current fork lift license and medium rigid truck license (highly desirable).

Please note, as the successful candidate you will be required to undertake pre service prison officer training.

How to apply

Please click the Apply button on this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.

Please note: When submitting your application online, there will be questions pertaining to a number of the position's Key Selection Criteria to which you are required to respond.

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